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JobStart is committed to providing you, our client with flexible, integrated services to meet your needs. Our knowledgeable and professional team is here to assist you.

What Clients Say About Us:

“My JobStart Job Coach was “awesome”.  He taught me how to market myself better.  I learned how to narrow down my job search and only apply for opportunities that were a 100% match for my career goals, while maintaining a work/life balance.  My Job Coach provided me with interviewing, negotiating and presentation skills, and by utilizing these skills I was successful in finding employment in my IT career goal as an Account Executive with a Technology company.”
-  Workplace Employment Placement Services

“I found the staff at JobStart very supportive and I am extremely happy with their dedication and commitment to providing the skills necessary to be successful in finding employment.   My Job Developer provided me with the skills to update my resume, learn interview techniques, computer and job searching skills, and was very tenacious in securing an interview for me with a potential employer in my field of work, where I was successful in securing employment in Collections and Office Administration.”
-  Employment Ontario – Lake Shore

“My Job Coach assisted me in the pre-interview stage of job searching, interview questions, and made me feel very confident talking about my work experience and education when I felt as if my job search was going nowhere!  JobStart’s resources are great, and the workshops in the Resource and Information Centre; Cold Calling and Networking, were very helpful  The staff are very supportive and encouraging, and they are a real asset as they help you locate appropriate employment opportunities that you world not find on your own.”
-  Employment Accessibility for Students

“Moving to Canada from Mumbai and looking for employment for two months, in my field of hospitality, was overwhelming.  After being referred to JobStart, my Job Coach and Job Developer helped me streamline my job search, customize my resume according to my career goal, and recommended I attend workshops to build my confidence.  Through JobStart’s continuous support I was successful in finding employment as a Guest Service Agent in a major Hotel chain in downtown Toronto.”
-  Employment Ontario – Dufferin

“I heard about the Job Search Workshop from my friend who was a previous client of JobStart.  I joined the Job Search Workshop two and a half weeks after my relocation to Canada.  My Job Coach helped me understand how to job search efficiently, and with the methods I was taught I was successful in securing employment as an International Marketing Associate.  JobStart staff made a big difference in my life.”
- Job Search Workshop



What Employers Say About Us:

“JobStart staff are friendly and knowledgeable.  Working with JobStart has been a very positive experience. The Job Developer was very helpful by screening the applicants.  We would like to thank JobStart’s staff who have been very generous in providing us with a venue to hold 3 Job Fairs recently.  We hope to hold more Job Fairs in the near future, as this has helped us tremendously as we gear up and get ready for the 2012-2013 school year.”  
- Stock Transportation

“We have established a very good working relationship with JobStart staff.  We are able to provide students with valuable summer work experience in a variety of positions ranging from Ride Operators, Clerical, Supervisory, and Customer Service.”
- Fantasy Fair – Woodbine Centre

“Working with JobStart is a win-win situation.  We received experience and very motivated candidates to join our development team.  As a professional I believe I have an obligation to mentor others, young people and new immigrants, and help them to become productive members of our society just as I have been mentored by those who came before me.”
- Softchoice

“It has been a pleasure to deal with JobStart over the years and we have gained very valuable employees in the process.  A few of your JobStart clients have gone from data entry clerks/receptionists to licensed RIBO (Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario) brokers.”
- Riders Plus Insurance

“Passionate, professional and knowledgeable people working for the betterment of employment opportunities for newcomers to Canada.”
- General Electric (GE) Canada – JobStart’s Employer of the Year 2011

“We are very pleased with JobStart’s placement services.  For several years JobStart has successfully assisted us to fill the positions we have available promptly.  Your agency provides great services to the employers in the community.  Keep up the great work!”
- Cintas Canada Limited #881

“JobStart supports clients to find a job related to their field, in a timely fashion, and provides guidance for newcomer settlement.  Knowing JobStart and its successful achievements, we are able to recommend colleagues and newcomer friends to register for one of JobStart’s employment and training programs.”
- Sporometrics

“JobStart provided the perfect client match for our management position at our restaurant.”
- The Pickle Barrel

“JobStart provides excellence customer service; qualified candidates and the subsidies allow us to complete our mission.  We have hired clients from JobStart who are working in research and communications, human resources and the warehouse.  It is a pleasure to work with great candidates and JobStart.”
- Daily Bread Food Bank ~ Employer of the Year 2010

”A JobStart representative told me about their range of employment services.  As the Senior Manager, Talent Development and Human Resources for Starwood Hotels (e.g. Sheraton Centre Toronto, The Westin Harbour Castle, The Meridien King Edward), I was impressed with the services offered.  I am working with JobStart to design an information session for our staff, so they can understand first-hand how we, as an organization, can benefit from hiring persons with disabilities, as part of our commitment to be reflective of the communities we serve.”
- Toronto Area – Starwood Hotels and Resorts Canada

“Our experience with JobStart has been very positive.  We have received great service from the Job Developer who helped us with pre-screening their clients for the positions and by providing on the job follow up coaching services.  We have hired two clients with strong employment skills.”
- Wolsely



Join the thousands of satisfied JobStart clients and employers. Call 416 231 2295 or contact us today.



Lake Shore Location >

2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West - Islington Ave. & Lake Shore Blvd. W.


Dufferin Location >

219 Dufferin St. #1C - King St. W. & Dufferin St.


Chauncey Location >

41 Chauncey Ave - off Islington Ave.,   south of Bloor St. W.


 

Jul 14 - 2014
United Way Toronto highlights a JobStart Graduate Success Story
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Nov 02 - 2013
United Way: JobStart gives job seekers a leg up
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Jun 24 - 2013

Helping Newcomers Settle and Succeed....
 
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Jun 20 - 2013
Helping Newcomers in Etobicoke-Lakeshore Settle and Succeed 
 
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May 07 - 2013
The Etobicoke Guardian – “Youth employment gets boost”
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Apr 08 - 2013
JobStart launches new Skills Link program – Youth in Demand Project at 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 
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Jan 04 -2 2013
CASIP - Together We Succeed

Jun 20 - 2012
Highlights from JobStart Annual General Meeting 2012
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Nov 12 - 2012
United Way Toronto – “Imagine a City"

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Jun 04 - 2012
JobStart presents a Position Paper 
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Employment Supports – Funding for Students with Disabilities directed to the Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Community ad Social Services, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).  It presents a review, an analysis and recommendations regarding the ODSP funded program which provides employment services to students and graduates with disabilities.

Sep 10 - 2012
JobStart participates in 2nd Annual Solar Fair September 10th, 2012
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Aug 22 - 2012
JobStart, 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West to reopen Monday, August 22nd, 2012!
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Central South Etobicoke Local Immigration Partnership 2010-2011 final report
The report that follows provides the immense knowledge the Central South Etobicoke LIP has gained from engaging in the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) Initiative, as well as our considerations and strategic priorities for the future.
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May 18 - 2011
Exciting News - Read about Second Career Strategy
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May 9 - 2011
JobStart receives recognition from MPP Laurel Broten, Etobicoke – Lake Shore, at the Gem of the Lake Shore event!
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